Helping a young adult

As a young person transitions from education contexts to independence and adulthood they will benefit from different support which builds on their skills to promote communication and build self esteem. The expectation is that they can build on their existing communication skills and adapt and develop them for different audiences and purposes. Supporting their development of language and communication skills through daily learning experiences and interactions will help them achieve.

Take a look and click on the questions below to find out where to go for more information on sharing resources and advice with families to develop communication in young adults; creating an environment that supports communication; learning and development opportunities; knowing when extra help might be needed; and ideas for resources, activities and simple, effective strategies for you to use.